This one-hour television documentary looks at eight senior citizens who are taking a positive attitude toward dealing with the later years of life. They show that the older years, while challenging, can still be rewarding and exciting. Topics: senior citizens, aging, old, retirement
Two 1951 commercials for Bulova watches. These aired as part of a show which itself can be downloaded from the classic TV section (clue: look at the guy with the moustache and look up his name). Is it just me, or is the audience laughing during one of the commercials? Or maybe something funny is happening off-camera? Guess we'll never know! Topics: Classic Commercials, Classic TV Commercials, Television, Old
A collection of old beer commercials. Hamms, Ballantine, Colt 45, Buster Keaton, Simon Pure, Brewer’s Gold, Laurel and Hardy, Lucky Draft, Lucky Lager, National Bohemian, Carling Black Label, Falstaff Brewing Corp., Olympia Brewing Company, Schlitz, Budweiser, Anheiser-Busch, Rheingold, Piels, Piel Brothers,Grain Belt, Grain Belt Breweries, Old Milwauke, Schmidt, Labatt’s,Alcoa, Miller High Life, Topics: Commercials, television ads, television advertisement, beer,, television advertisement, tv ads, tv...
An Indian paddles his boat through a stream and sees all the trash people throw away and dirty the land with and cries, I seen this commercial as a kid and never forgot it, it took me years to find it, and now I have found the perfect place to share it favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: old commercial, crying indian
A 1954 commercial for the Crosley Super Shelvador refrigerator. "and with the price of coffee sky high these days, you want your supply to stay fresh, so you can enjoy it down to the last drop" Topics: Refrigerator, Refrigerator Commercial, Refrigerators, 1950s, 50s, Classic TV Commercial, Old
A 1955 TV commercial aiming Post "40% Bran Flakes" at older TV viewers. This comes from "The Parade Grandstand" which can also be seen on the Internet Archive. Topics: 1955, 50s, 1950s, Fifties, TV, Television, Commercial, Old
A collection of four commercials, all of which I think are for General Mills Products. Includes: Gold Medal Flour, Cheerios, Betty Crocker Topics: 1951, Classic TV, Television, Masterpoxen, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Old
A 1958 commercial for Jell-O instant pudding. I think even these average commercials like this deserve to be uploaded to the commercials section. Topics: 1950s, Fifties, Classic TV Commercial, Jell-O, Food, Edible, Old
Episode "Queen of the Bee" of the popular early television series "Mama". Dagmar wants to win the spelling bee contest, while her father places a bet. It is almost interesting that we are in the 2010s, with this 1950s TV show, set in the 1910s! Complete with original commercials and note about summer schedule break. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950s, 50s, Television, Drama, Dramedy, Old
A sleeping aid/sleeping pill. I don't know if this is a live commercial or not (the effects seem too cheap for it to a filmed commercial by what was at the time a major sponsor). "100% Safe Sleep". Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Old
A nice commercial for Old Spice. I took this from a 1980 off-air tape recording, but I don't know when it aired originally. Is this OK to upload? It does seem to lack a copyright notice.... Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1980, 1980s, Advertising, Advertisement, Old Spice
An old commercial for Hazel-Bishop Longer-lasting Lipstick. This commercial was taken from an episode of "Beat the Clock" that can be downloaded on another part of the site. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Commercial, Commercials, 1950s, 50s, Old, Television
An episode of the popular 1950s CBS-TV drama-comedy series "Mama". The series was set in the 1910s. Please forgive the dodgy VHS-transfer picture quality. In this episode, T.R. has a problem as school, and is asked to wear glasses. Topics: 1950s, Fifties, 1910s, Mama, I Remember Mama, Dramedy, Old
An episode of "The Secret Storm", a soap opera designed to fit a 15-minute time-slot. Contains some of the original commercials, one of which almost shows a toilet. Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Soap opera, Drama, Old
A classic commercial for Buick, with emphasis on the winshield, and the fact the brand was becoming so popular. This aired LIVE during late 1954 on a show sponsored by the company. The picture quality is abysmal, don't say I didn't warn you! A car fit for a king, LOL! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 1954, Classic TV, Commercial, Commercials, Old, Vintage, Retro, Car, Cars, Automobile, Automobiles,...
An unusual promo for "The Peter Lind Hayes Show". I don't know how many kinescopes remain of this series today. Topics: Promo, Classic TV Commercial, Classic TV, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Old, Peter Lind Hayes, 1958
An episode of "Meet Corliss Archer", a charming but somewhat unfunny sitcom which lasted from 1954 to 1955. Harry tries to teach Corliss and Dexter the value of a dollar. Topics: Meet Corliss Archer, 1954, TV, Classic TV, Television, Old, Ann Baker, Syndicated television
The picture quality isn't very good, but here's a 1964 commercial for Lux soap. "Lux softens as it cleanses". Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Television, Advertising, Soap, Advertising, 1964, 1960s, Lux, Old
A complete commercial break from 6 January 1965. Palmolive soap commercial with slogan "Don't Wait to be Told - You need Palmolive Gold", and a "white tornado" commercial for Ajax cleaner. This comes from an episode of "Ozzie and harriet" that can be downloaded elsewhere on the Internet Archive. Topics: Classic tv commercial, 1960s, 60s, 1965, Commercial Break, Palmolive soap, Ajax, Palmolive,...
These 1950 commercials for Studebaker weren't national...they aired on a show that aired on a Los Angeles TV station. Obviously a nationally-aired commercial would be better than these...you get no prizes for guessing what show they came from. Topics: Studebaker, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Car, Cars, Car Salesmen, Automobile, Old, Classic Car, Not New,...
A 1966 TV commercial for Pepto-Bismol's tablets. The commercial seems to have aired in prime-time, and comes from a show that can be also seen on the Internet Archive in it's entirity (as with most commercials I've uploaded). Topics: Pepto-Bismol, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, TV, Classic TV, Television, Commercial, Old
An unusual *live* commercial for Fresh Deodorant. Obviously they were trying to do something different within the limits of live advertising. Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Television, Advertising, Advertisement, Old, Deodorant, 1956, Live commercial
Two not-very-good commercials for Texaco. The first one is condescending towards women, and the second-one is unintentionally hilarious for several reasons. Topics: Classic TV, Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Texaco, Old, Not Good, Bad
Another commercial for Halo shampoo. This strange commercial the Big Bad Wolf giving Red Riding Hood some advice on how to improve her hair. (note: this may have originally aired in 1951). Taken from the January 20 1952 episode of "The Colgate Comedy Hour", also on the Internet Archive. Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Dated, Old, Advertising, Advertisement, Shampoo, Halo...
The seventh edition of this series highlighting the variety of public domain television content on the Internet Archive. Includes clips from various shows, plus many classic ads. In fact, this 29-minute video contains more commercials than actual prime-time TV shows of the eras showcased here! Um, that is a good thing, right? RIGHT? Topics: Compilation of Classic TV Footage, Classic TV, Classic Commercials, Old, 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 1960s,...
A classic and famous commercial for "Halo" shampoo, featuring a singing mermaid. This is an extended version of the commercial. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 1952, Classic TV, Classic Television, 1950s, 50s, Fabulous, Dated, Retro, Old, Shampoo, Halo Shampoo
Another in this series of videos consisting of long & short clips from public domain television series, plus a few classic commercials. Including excerpts from shows from a variety of broadcasters (NBC, CBS, ABC, WABD, and even a syndicated series), and a variety of genres. Part of the reason I do this series is to highlight the variety of shows that we have in the classic TV section. Topics: Classic TV, Television, Compilation of Classic TV Footage, 1950s, 50s, 1960s, 60s, Sixties,...
A 1956 television commercial for a Frigidaire dish-washer. Until I started watching classic commercials some years ago, I didn't realise they had dish-washers for the home back in the 1950s. See, these old "BUY! BUY! BUY!" things ARE educational!! Topics: 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Classic TV Commercial, Frigidaire, Dish washer, Dish-washer, Old, Advertising,...
Taken from a live episode of "The Big Record" (also uploaded). This is an over-long commercial for Pillsbury Cake Frosting Mix. Commercial features radio host Irwin Johnson and singer Patti Page. Topics: 1957, Classic TV, Television, Fifties, 50s, 1950s, Classic TV Commercial, Edible, Old
A classic 1966 commercial break. Features two ads: a humorous spot for Clark's Teaberry Gum, and a dull ad for Persona Razor Blades. These commercials were probably originally in color but these copies are B&W. Topics: Classic TV, Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Chewing Gum, Old